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In the end, Euro 2020 came down to penalties. Somehow, we knew it would.
For the victors Italy; unbridled joy at a first major title in 15 years. For England, especially the three players who failed from 12-yards, utter despair.
As the dust settles on another painful night for the Three Lions, we talk through the match, the penalties and the fact that after a month-long fling with football, much to Wogan's relief, it is not coming home.
The talking points aren't reserved for the on-pitch action. There were unsavoury scenes at Wembley in the build-up to kick-off as hundreds stormed the stadium without tickets. How on earth did that happen? And we also discuss the onslaught of racist abuse directed at England's unsuccessful penalty takers.
In South America, Leo Messi's wait for a first international honour is over. Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 at the Maracana thanks to Angel Di Maria's first half winner. We didn't watch (it was late!) but there are still hot takes to be had.
In a whistle-stop part two, we run the rule over Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon win - the Serb is now level on 20 Grand Slam wins with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal - and wince at the horrific leg break suffered by Conor McGregor in his latest UFC showdown with Dustin Poirier.
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